Thanksgiving Throw Down! It’s a cook off! Best Thanksgiving side. Crisco Vs. Dez with judge Elizabeth Ries from Twin Cities Live.
Crisco’s Cheesy Potatoes Winner!
30 oz bag of shredded potatoes
16 oz tub of sour cream
Block of cheddar cheese to shred or bag of cheese (Enough to put a few handfuls in the mix and on top
2 cans of Cream of Celery soup
1 block of velveeta
Mix all ingredients in bowl and spread in a cake pan.
Bake on 350 for an hour and 15 minutes stirring a few times throughout. With 20 minutes left top with the remaining cheddar cheese.
Let set for 30 minutes
Dez’s Strawberry Pretzel Salad!
2 packages (4-serving size each) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin
2 cups boiling water
2 boxes (16 oz each) frozen sweetened strawberries, thawed
2 cups pretzels, crushed
3/4 cup butter, melted
3 tablespoons sugar
1 container (8 oz) Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in strawberries; refrigerate until partially set, about 1 hour 45 minutes.
2 Heat oven to 350° F. In medium bowl, mix Crust ingredients. Press into ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake 10 minutes. Cool on cooling rack.
3 In medium bowl, beat Filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over cooled crust. Cover and refrigerate until cool and gelatin topping in bowl is partially set.
4 Carefully spoon gelatin topping over filling. Refrigerate 4 to 6 hours or until firm. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.